2005 Nominees and Winners

The 2005 nominees and winners in competitive Black Movie Award categories.

OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE
Are We There Yet?

ARE WE THERE YET?
Producers: Matt Alvarez, Ice Cube, Dan Kolsrud
Columbia Pictures

Coach Carter

COACH CARTER
Producers: David Gale, Brian Robbins, Michael Tollin
Paramount Pictures

Crash

*CRASH
Producers: Don Cheadle, Paul Haggis, Mark R. Harris, Robert Moresco, Cathy Schulman, Bob Yari
Lions Gate Films

Diary of a Mad Black Woman

DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN
Producers: Rueben Cannon, Tyler Perry
Lions Gate Films

Hustle & Flow

HUSTLE & FLOW
Producers: Stephanie Allain, John Singleton
Paramount Pictures



OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE*
Lackawanna Blues

LACKAWANNA BLUES - HBO
Executive Producers: Halle Berry, Vince Cirrincione, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Shelby Stone Producer: Nellie Rachel Nugiel

Sometimes in April

SOMETIMES IN APRIL - HBO
Executive Producers: Raoul Peck, Joel Stillerman
Producer: Daniel Delume

Their Eyes Were Watching God

THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD – ABC
Executive Producers: Kate Forte, Quincy Jones, Oprah Winfrey
Producer: Matthew Carlisle

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle
(CRASH), Lions Gate Films

Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric the Entertainer
(THE HONEYMOONERS), Paramount Pictures

Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard
(HUSTLE & FLOW), Paramount Pictures

Samuel Jackson

Samuel Jackson
(COACH CARTER), Paramount Pictures

Will Smith

Will Smith
(HITCH), Paramount Pictures

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Anthony Anderson

*Anthony Anderson
(HUSTLE & FLOW), Paramount Pictures

Ludacris

Chris "Ludacris" Bridges
(CRASH), Lions Gate Films

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman
(BATMAN BEGINS), Warner Bros.

Steve Harris

Steve Harris
(DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN), Lions Gate Films

Terrance Howard

Terrence Howard
(CRASH), Lions Gate Films

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE*
Kimberly Elise

Kimberly Elise
(DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN), Lions Gate Films

Meagan Good

Meagan Good
(D.E.B.S.), Screen Gems

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah
(BEAUTY SHOP), Screen Gems

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine
(CRASH), Lions Gate Films

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson
(HUSTLE & FLOW), Paramount Pictures

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton
(CRASH), Lions Gate Films

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana
(GUESS WHO), Columbia Pictures

Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson
(DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN), Lions Gate Films

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING*
Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Tyler Perry
(DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN), Lions Gate Films

D.E.B.S.

Angela Robinson
(D.E.B.S.), Screen Gems

Beauty Shop

Norman Vance, Jr. Kate Lanier
(BEAUTY SHOP), Screen Gems

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
Coach Carter

Thomas Carter
(COACH CARTER), Paramount Pictures

Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Darren Grant
(DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN), Lions Gate Films

Be Cool

F. Gary Gray
(BE COOL), MGM

Fantastic Four

Tim Story
(FANTASTIC FOUR), Twentieth Century Fox

Guess Who

Kevin Rodney Sullivan
(GUESS WHO), Columbia Pictures

HBO DIRECTOR TO WATCH AWARD*
(Independent Filmmakers)
Rodney Evans

*Rodney Evans

Frank E. Flowers

Frank E. Flowers

Rob Hardy

Rob Hardy